The final research paper must consistently make a well supported argument, taking a side. Avoid being a book report. Everybody paragraph must be making an argument. Be your work and not plagiarized. Follow MLA formatting. Have a strong concise thesis that is clearly followed throughout the essay. Be 5-6 typed double spaced pages in length. Size 12 times new Roman fon. Use authoritative legitimate sources. Use at least 6 different respected outside sources. Work cited page at the end.